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AP All-American Team (MERGED)

Discussion in 'Buckeye Football' started by heisman, Dec 13, 2004.

  1. heisman

    heisman World Renowned scUM Hater

    AP All-American Team

    Props to Nuuuuge and Hawk for 1st team honors, and Ginn for 3rd team honors!
     
  2. AP All Americans

    2004 AP All-America Team

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 1 --><!-- END POSITION 1 -->Quarterback (AP) -- Matt Leinart, Southern California, junior.

    Running backs - Adrian Peterson, Oklahoma, freshman; J.J. Arrington, California, senior.

    Wide receivers - Braylon Edwards, Michigan, senior; Taylor Stubblefield, Purdue, senior.

    Tight end - Heath Miller, Virginia, junior.

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    Center - David Baas, Michigan, senior

    Guards-Tackles - Jammal Brown, Oklahoma, senior; Alex Barron, Florida State, senior; Elton Brown, Virginia, senior; Michael Munoz, Tennessee, senior.

    Kicker - Mike Nugent, Ohio State, senior.

    All-purpose - Reggie Bush, Southern California, sophomore.



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    Winning Paramount to New Notre Dame Coach

    2004 AP All-America Team

    Willingham Hired to Coach Washington New Florida Coach Meyer Names Coaches

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    Defense

    Linemen - Erasmus James, Wisconsin, senior; David Pollack, Georgia, senior; Shaun Cody, Southern California; senior; Marcus Spears, LSU, senior.

    Linebacker - Derrick Johnson, Texas, senior; Matt Grootegoed, Southern California; senior; A.J. Hawk, Ohio State, senior.

    Defensive backs - Carlos Rogers, Auburn, senior; Antrel Rolle, Miami, senior; Marlin Jackson, Michigan, senior; Ernest Shazor, Michigan, senior.

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 4 --><!-- END POSITION 4 -->Punter - Brandon Fields, Michigan State, sophomore.

    SECOND TEAM

    Offense

    Quarterback - Alex Smith, Utah, junior.

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 5 --><!-- END POSITION 5 -->Running backs - Cedric Benson, Texas, senior; Carnell Williams, Auburn, senior.

    Wide receivers - Dante Ridgeway, Ball State, junior; Mark Clayton, Oklahoma, senior.

    Tight end - Alex Smith, Stanford, senior.

    Center - Marvin Philip, California, junior.

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 6 --><!-- END POSITION 6 -->Guards-tackles - Chris Kemoeatu, Utah, senior; Marcus McNeil, Auburn; junior; Dan Buenning, Wisconsin, senior; Jonathan Scott, Texas; junior.

    K - Tyler Jones, Boise State; senior.

    All-purpose - Chad Owens, Hawaii, senior.

    Defense

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 7 --><!-- END POSITION 7 -->Linemen - Jonathan Goddard, Marshall, senior; Dan Cody, Oklahoma, senior; Matt Roth, Iowa, senior; Ryan Riddle, California, senior.

    Linebackers - Ahmad Brooks, Virginia, sophomore; Michael Boley, Southern Mississippi, senior; Kevin Burnett, Tennessee, senior.

    Defensive backs - Corey Webster, LSU, senior; Thomas Davis, Georgia, junior; Junior Rosegreen, Auburn, senior; Morgan Scalley, Utah, senior.

    Punter - Matt Payne, BYU, senior

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 8 --><!-- END POSITION 8 -->THIRD TEAM

    Offense

    Quarterback - Jason White, Oklahoma, senior.

    Running backs - Jamario Thomas, North Texas, freshman; DeAngelo Williams, Memphis, junior.

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 9 --><!-- END POSITION 9 -->Wide receivers - Mike Haas, Oregon State, junior; Roddy White, UAB, senior.

    Tight ends -Trey Haverty, Texas Tech, senior.

    Center - Ben Wilkerson, LSU, senior.

    Guards-tackles - Rob Petitti, Pittsburgh, senior; Sam Mayes, Oklahoma State, senior; Wesley Britt, Alabama, senior; Travis Leffew, Louisville, junior.

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 10 --><!-- END POSITION 10 -->Kicker - Andrew Wellock, Eastern Michigan. sophomore.

    All-purpose-Ted Ginn Jr., Ohio State, freshman.

    Defense

    Linemen - Mathias Kiwanuka, Boston College, junior; Mike Patterson, Southern California, senior; Travis Johnson, Florida State, senior; Jonathan Babineaux, Iowa, senior.

    <!-- BEGIN POSITION 11 --><!-- END POSITION 11 -->Linebackers - Barrett Ruud, Nebraska, senior; Lofa Tatupu, Southern California, junior; Leroy Hill, Clemson, senior.

    Defensive backs - Mitch Meeuwsen, Oregon State, senior; Jamaal Brimmer, UNLV; senior; Charles Gordon, Kansas, sophomore; Jason Allen, Tennessee, junior.

    Punters - Daniel Sepulveda, Baylor, sophomore
     
  3. daddyphatsacs

    daddyphatsacs Let the cards fall... Staff Member

    The Big Ten has the most AP all Americans with 9. Props to the Big Ten in general, and especially the OSU boys.
     
  4. hawaiianbuckeye

    hawaiianbuckeye Where's YOUR Gold Pants?

    Hawk...SR? LOL! They only wish!

    Glad he'll be back and tearing off heads again! Throw in Carpenter and Schlegel too...wow! Our D will be a wrecking crew next year!

    HAYN
     
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2004
  5. BuckNutty

    BuckNutty Hear The Drummer Get Wicked Staff Member Bookie

    Don't these AP writers realize Hawk wouldn't even start at Iowa?? :lol:
     
  6. jlb1705

    jlb1705 hipster doofus Staff Member Bookie

    And apparently, Ginn wouldn't start at Hawaii...:tongue2:
     
  7. Brutus1

    Brutus1 Don't be penurious, donate to the BP Spring Dr.

    I've yet to understand the fascination people have with Marlin Jackson and Earnest Shazor. They're decent players, but first team AA ? I'm not so sure about that.
     
  8. hawaiianbuckeye

    hawaiianbuckeye Where's YOUR Gold Pants?

    Must be the fact they just like the winged helmets...same reason you see Michigan crap in all the Columbus and Ohio stores!

    HAYN
     
  9. MililaniBuckeye

    MililaniBuckeye The satanic soulless freight train that is Ohio St Staff Member Tech Admin

    Owens is a superb returner, and also has 4 TD returns this year, but has been returning punts all season, so that's the only reason why I can see him getting picked over Ginn...Owen's average is 12 1/2 yards per return less than Ginn's.
     
    Last edited: Dec 13, 2004
  10. JohnnyCockfight

    JohnnyCockfight Beer is God's proof that he loves us.

    Don't you think the reason is maybe because Ginn's a freshman, while Owens is a senior? I think that's the explanation--and I think the AP realizes Ginn will be on the list again.

    Congrats to Nuges, Hawk, and Ginn!
     
  11. jwinslow

    jwinslow A MAN OF BETRAYED JUSTICE Staff Member Tourney Pick'em Champ

    I hate michigan with a passion, but can at least understand the decisions.

    Shazor made a ton of big plays at the beginning of the season and provided the one time they won by defense in a close game (purdue).

    Jackson is a good player, and I'm sure his statistics are pretty good if you consider the big 10 this year. Usually MSU has one to two dangerous receivers (This year's guy was about 3'2", and they were dangerous on the ground instead). Iowa had horrendous balance and Purdue struggled to pass like they have in years past. Wisconsin wasn't on their schedule, and I bet the experts would cut both of them some slack considering the offensive powerhouse that surfaced on the 20th.

    Shazor is a good player that has made some big plays. Not sure if he deserves to be first team all american, but realize that has been OSU's spot in recent years and our safeties obviously weren't around much this year. But realize that he's a decent coverage man, and played like a linebacker in the secondary at times forcing fumbles and rallying their defense.

    Having seen very little non-big10 action I can live with Jackson (and youboty was too recent of an addition to make the team in their minds). Shazor seems to have won the honor for a good year coveragewise, plus gamebreaking tackles and leading the defense. I'd put Jackson in, not shazor.

    Though if he hadn't made these AA teams he'd be more likely to come back next year. Couldn't hurt to weaken that secondary a little more.
     
  12. NJ-Buckeye

    NJ-Buckeye They Hate Us cuz They Ain't Us.. Banners are good Staff Member

    I'm surprised that Bobby Carpenter didn't get more recognition... there is no doubt in my mind the pros know all about him... I thought he was just fabulous... and worst would be 3rd team...

    And I'm trying to like Owens, Hawaii... he is certainly as tough as nails and very quick but he's only 5'6" in his spikes with his helmet on... he's a waterbug... but that ref homer job in the Hawaii-MSU game was so abysmal that I'll never be able to view anything to do with U of Hawaii favorable again... makes me wonder how much of Owens stats are gained from homer calls or non-calls...
     
  13. This was the first thing that stood out as I read the list. It's nice to see the conference getting the respect it deserves.

    Congrats to Nugent, Hawk and Ginn.

    Go Buckeyes!!
     
  14. JohnnyCockfight

    JohnnyCockfight Beer is God's proof that he loves us.

    Pro Fooball Weekly AA Team Announced

    Nugent and Ginn were also just named to the Pro Fooball Weekly All America First Team. Hawk received honorable mention.

    **Neither of the Michigan DBs were named to the All America First Team--both were honorable mention.
     
  15. JXC

    JXC 17-2 since 2001

    It's great to see these guys get the respect that they are due. I just hope next year we can have some All-American linemen. Offense or defense. Nice to see the returning Heisman winner only get 3rd team.
     

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